Synonyms of deliberation


1. deliberation, discussion, give-and-take, word

usage: (usually plural) discussion of all sides of a question; "the deliberations of the jury"

2. deliberation, weighing, advisement, consideration

usage: careful consideration; "a little deliberation would have deterred them"

3. calculation, deliberation, planning, preparation, provision

usage: planning something carefully and intentionally; "it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting"

4. slowness, deliberation, deliberateness, unhurriedness, pace, rate

usage: a rate demonstrating an absence of haste or hurry

5. deliberation, deliberateness, thoughtfulness

usage: the trait of thoughtfulness in action or decision; "he was a man of judicial deliberation"

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Definition and meaning of deliberation (Dictionary)